Have you ever thought of making your own candles? It’s a great way to create ones that match your style and decor. And it’s a lot of fun! These ideas for Candle Making for Beginners will give you a good starting point.
Pick out the ones you want to start with first and grab some supplies. It doesn’t take a lot of equipment to make DIY candles, but it will definitely “light up your life”!
Candle Making for Beginners
Remember to follow all safety requirements. Wax gets very hot when you melt it and can cause serious burns if care is not used.
DIY MARBLE CANDLES From A Little Craft In Your Day
We love the marbled look in these candles. Adds some visual interest and it’s really easy to do!
CRYSTAL SOY CANDLES From Grow And Make
These pretty soy candles have crystals in them! So colorful!
DIY BEESWAX ESSENTIAL OIL CANDLES From A Nod To Navy
Add your favorite essential oils to these candles to get just the scents you want!
COFFEE CAKE DIY WOOD WICK CANDLES From Life N Reflection
Can you believe these wicks? We had no idea you could make them like this!
CANDLES MADE WITH SOY WAX AND OLD CRAYONS From Kids Activities Blog
Save those old crayons and use them to color your candles! Fun idea.
HOW TO MAKE CANDLES THAT LOOK LIKE FOOD From Down Home Wicks
These are so cute! Really fun ideas that look good enough to eat – but we don’t advise it!
ENAMELWARE MUG CANDLES From Eating Bird Food
This is such a cute way to use those enamelware mugs. Adds that rustic flair to your decor.
CITRONELLA CANDLES From Garden Therapy
Citronella candles can help to keep insects away on those hot summer evenings. Make your own!
DIY DOLLAR STORE LAYERED SCENT CANDLES From Say Not Sweet Anne
Use colors to match the color scheme of your room for a fun effect.
PUMPKIN SPICE CANDLES From Country Hill Cottage
If you’re a pumpkin spice fan or just love the smell of those fall spices in your home, you’re going to love this candle option.
DIY TWISTED CANDLES From Decor Lovin
Wow! How cool are these twisted candles?
DESIGNER SEASHELL CANDLES From Running With Sisters
If you collect seashells, this is a great way to use them in a craft project.
PILLAR CANDLES From Savvy Homemade
Simple, elegant pillar candles that you can make at home using this easy tutorial.
COFFEE CANDLES From Cappers Farmer
Not only are these candles pretty, but they smell really good and help get rid of odors in your home. Perfect for the coffee fan in your life!
EGGNOG CANDLE From JoJoTastic
This would not only be a fun decoration during the holidays, it would make a great gift. Eggnog candles – who would have thought?
MASON JAR LAVENDER CANDLES From Sustain My Craft Habit
Grab some mason jars and make some beautiful lavender candles. As the wax heats up, the scent of lavender will fill the air!